Right Stuf Inc.

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Right Stuf Inc.
Type Private
Industry Video Publisher & Distributor
Genre Anime, Asian cinema, Live action
Founder(s) Shawne P. Kleckner & Robert Ferson
Headquarters Grimes, Iowa, United States
Key people Shawne P. Kleckner Founder/CEO
Richard Harms CTO
Website www.rightstuf.com

Right Stuf Inc. (formerly known as The Right Stuf International Inc.) is an independent video publisher and distributor of video programming that specializes in Asian entertainment (anime and live action films). The company has several divisions including: Nozomi Entertainment (production), Critical Mass (adult programming), RightStuf.com (online store) and 5 Points Pictures (live action). In March 2012, Right Stuf launched 5 Points Pictures, its live action label.[1]

Right Stuf was founded on July 31, 1987 by Robert Ferson and current CEO Shawne P. Kleckner. The company is headquartered in Grimes, Iowa.

Nozomi Entertainment[edit]

Nozomi Entertainment is Right Stuf's studio focusing on "collector-grade releases for audiences of all ages." It publishes classic and modern anime programs for people of all ages. At the Anime Expo in 2007, CEO Shawne Kleckner announced that Right Stuf had changed the name of their production division to Nozomi Entertainment. The first title that was released under the new Nozomi Entertainment label was The Third.[2]

Titles licensed by Nozomi Entertainment[edit]

Lucky Penny[edit]

Lucky Penny Entertainment is a Right Stuf studio-label focusing on "high-quality and budget-friendly editions of both anime fan favorites and niche titles." The first series to be released under the Lucky Penny label were Ristorante Paradiso, Hyakko and Aoi Hana: Sweet Blue Flowers.[3]

Titles licensed by Lucky Penny Entertainment[edit]

Critical Mass Video[edit]

Critical Mass Video is Right Stuf’s studio for adult anime programming. It offers an assortment of titles catering to several different preferences.

Titles licensed by Critical Mass Video[edit]

5 Points Pictures[edit]

5 Points Pictures is Right Stuf’s distribution division for live action programming. In March 2012, Right Stuf, Inc. established 5 Point Pictures and announced its film distribution agreement with CJ Entertainment.[4]

Titles licensed by 5 Points Pictures[edit]

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